Confronting the archive, reconstructing History: Yto Barrada’s “Faux Guide” at Carré d’Art in Nîmes


French-born Moroccan artist Yto Barrada reconstructs her country’s contemporary history through an examination of historical objects at Carré d’Art, the Musée d’Art Contemporaine in Nîmes.

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“The World Goes Pop”: 5 Japanese Pop artists at Tate Modern


Art Radar profiles 5 pop art icons from Japan, as Tate Modern’s exhibition on global pop art comes to a close.

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Jess Johnson’s altered reality: “Wurm Haus” at the National Gallery of Victoria


Review of “Wurm Haus”, the latest offering from artist Jess Johnson, on view at the National Gallery of Victoria until 28 February 2016, in which the artist disrupts static realities with multidimensional, symbol-laden drawings and geometric patterns.

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“Material Effects” at Broad Museum: West African artists examine the socio-political lives of objects – in pictures


Five artists from West Africa and its diaspora explore the social and political lives of objects in “Material Effects”. The exhibition, on display until 8 April 2016 at the Eli and Edythe Broad Museum at Michigan State University, reflects on the ways … Continue reading

From MTV to perpetual “nowness”: Tromarama at Edouard Malingue in Hong Kong


Indonesian collective Tromarama explores the concept of reality in today’s digital age.  In their debut Hong Kong solo exhibition, the acclaimed collective uses digital imaging to interrogate the internet generation’s accelerating temporality.  “Tromarama: Panoramix” runs at Hong Kong Edouard Malingue Hong Kong gallery until 23 … Continue reading

Of Time, Places and People: “Time of Others” at the Singapore Art Museum


An exhibition exploring boundaries, differences and ‘otherness’ in a survey of contemporary art from the Asia-Pacific region. “Time of Others” tours four major Asian museums with its third stop being the Singapore Art Museum featuring over 25 artworks by 17 … Continue reading